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#46 Hamorah

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 04:29 PM

Well done you! Bet that's a relief!!!! :clapping:

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:07 AM

Thank you all. I am thrilled, especially as I only had 14 weeks to prepare for the exam starting from scratch.

I just realised I never told anyone here how the exam went. So, I did wear Sansha Demi Pointe Shoes with ribbons for the exam. During the exam we had to do all of the exercises and on both sides except for pliés, which we only did on one side. Since we were only three candidates (11 total - two groups of four and my group of three), some of the exercises that had to be done in pairs had to be done solo. I had to do allegro 1 and the free enchaînement on my own. The free enchaînement was okay and I managed it without messing up. The music was not too fast either.

By the way, for the free enchaînement we were given the following exercise (for those who are curious to know):

Fifth en face, left foot devant. 4 count intro. Arms through first to second.
Counts 1-3 three jetés ordinaires derrière with arms in 3rd (arm on supporting leg side forward)
Count 4 petit assemblé derrière - arms to bras bas
Count 5 demi plié
Count 6 relevé - arms demi seconde
Counts 7-8 two changements arms bras bas.
Repeated on the other side and the whole thing twice through.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:59 AM

That's a nice easy free enchainement - hope my students get something like that!

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:17 AM

Congratulations!

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

That's a nice easy free enchainement - hope my students get something like that!


I think was really lucky! :)

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:10 AM

I knew I'd passed, but today I finally got my results with the actual scores. I got 62 marks. That's MERIT!!!

Technique - Barre 7 out of 10
Technique - Port de Bras, Centre Practice and Pirouettes 6 out of 10
Technique - Adage 5 out of 10
Technique - Allegro 6 out of 10
Technique - Free Enchaînement 7 out of 10
Technique - Pointe 6 out of 10
Music 7 out of 10
Performance 7 out of 10
Variation - Technique 5 out of 10
Variation - Music and Performance 6 out of 10


0 - 39 Standard not attained
40 - 54 Pass
55 - 74 Merit
75 - 100 Distinction

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

I saw it. With my own eyes. Our very own adult BT4D poster passing exams!!! So proud of Pixie!

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 03:49 PM

Many congratulations, DaPixie. That is an achievement. So what's next? < grin >

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:27 PM

Thank you! :-)
I guess I better start working on the Intermediate syllabus then. Next exam session is in November at the school in Bangkok.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:14 AM

congratulations Da Pixie! Is your examiner Ms. Marie Walton-Mahon? I suppose bangkok and jakarta (where I am) is in the same examination touring cycle?

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:46 AM

My examiner was Mr. Raul Sauz from the Philippines.